All of us have a desire to see the Gospel of grace transform the lives of everyone who attends our microchurch. In fact, at the end of the day, it’s Christ’s love that compels us to do what we do and we gladly and intentionally invest time in preparation and prayer for the men and women who come to our microchurch. For those of you who may be co-leading, are you desiring the same for your co-leader or has investing time together become more of a “business relationship” in preparation for microchurch? We are going to take a look at some tips and some things to consider when it comes to co-leading in order to maximize the benefits of this co-leadership relationship. And for those who are not currently co-leading, please don’t tune out because the Kingdom of God is not for the soloist. Hopefully in some way you are sharing the platform, as we always want to be empowering and raising apprentices to not only lead with us, but surpass us! Read more
Multiplication. Some people love it, others absolutely fear it, and many haven’t even entertained the idea. As a microchurch leader, it is your privilege and responsibility to disciple your group into not only viewing multiplication in a positive light, but to lead them in multiplying your group and experiencing the joy and sense of accomplishment it brings! Read more
There is something about meeting people where they are at outside of the traditional microchurch/bible study setting. As much as we try not to, we all come with our “Bible study face” on when we go to church functions like a microchurch. It isn’t until you mix that up or hang out with people outside of your microchurch night that you really can get to genuinely know a person (or at least some other sides of them). Here are some suggestions on how to build community both in and out of your microchurch setting that don’t involve traditional, cheesy or churchy activities : Read more
Every person coming into your microchurch has a different level maturity when it comes to prayer. You may have newbies who have never prayed in their life to seasoned intercessors who have logged more hours on their knees than you have been leading a microchurch! So how do you, the microchurch leader, facilitate a prayerful microchurch where those who know nothing of prayer can grow in this critical aspect of their faith while at the same time not going so elementary that those seasoned prayer warriors are twiddling their thumbs?
I am going to give you a few tips on how to facilitate prayer in your microchurch where everyone wins: Read more
What a powerful word. It is what is left of you when you are gone. It represents your life effort and the effectiveness of how well you pulled it off. I believe one of the most important questions that is going to be asked on judgment day as we stand before Jesus is, “How many disciples did you make?” So let me ask you a personal question; how many disciples have you made up to this point in your life? I am not talking about how many spiritual conversations you had or how many times you sort of helped someone out. That wasn’t the question. Read more